last, next, this (coming) | early, late, mid-
It was impossible to walk the route in midwinter.
| bad, bitter, cold, hard, harsh, severe, terrible
one of the worst winters we have ever had
| bleak, dreary, grey | mild | wet | nuclear
WINTER + NOUN
conditions, temperature, weather | sun, sunlight, sunshine | cold | frost/frosts, rain/rains, snow | gale, wind | landscape, scene, sky
the artist's bleak winter scene
| solstice | term | break, holiday | garden | flower | crop | clothes, clothing, coat | collection, exhibition | Olympics, sports
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Perhaps we will have a good summer this year.
summer/winterI spent the winter indoors.
The days become shorter and temperatures drop as autumn approaches.
~ arrive, begin, come
Autumn arrived early that year.
The aid must reach the refugees before winter sets in.
pass, wear on, (come to an) end
As the summer wore on food became scarce.
The museum is open daily during the summer months. It was springtime and the slopes were ablaze with almond blossoms.
~ day/morning/night, etc.
It's hard to sleep on hot summer nights.
during/in (the) ~
The wood is carpeted with bluebells in spring.
summer/winterThe repairs will be carried out over the summer.
through/throughout (the) ~
The meat is salted so it keeps through the winter.
for (the) ~
She's gone to Ireland for the summer.
the ~ of 2001, etc.
The winter of 2001 was especially cold.
a summer's/winter's day/morning/night, etc.
a lazy summer's day
all summer/winter long
It rained all summer long.
the height of summer the depths of winter
He always wore a short-sleeved shirt, even in the depths of winter.
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